Glossary of Terms
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A absolute delay The amount of time a signal is delayed. The delay may be expressed in
time or number of pulse events. absolute zero The lowest temperature theoretically possible, –273.16°C. Absolute
zero is equal to zero degrees Kelvin. absorption The transference of some or all of the energy contained in an electromag-
netic wave to the substance or medium in which it is propagating or upon which it is incident.